Levi Chazen

The Midianites Did Not Get Leaflets

The Midianites Did Not Get Leaflets

Avenging the honor of G-d and Israel., 17/07/2014 21:04
Start Building!

Start Building!

In our parsha, the words used - to build, construct, and to make the Tabernacle - are repeated over 140 times. What is the Al-mighty trying to tell us?, 31/01/2014 08:36
Parshat Mishpatim: Should Majority Always Rule?

Parshat Mishpatim: Should Majority Always Rule?

The majority can be a fool as well., 23/01/2014 07:34
The Wise Son Revisited

The Wise Son Revisited

How many times throughout history, did we fail to heed the message to come home?, 24/03/2013 23:34
Another State Visit

Another State Visit

History repeats itself, to paraphrase Santayana, if one doesn't learn its lessons. A royal visit to Jerusalem., 21/03/2013 12:54
Mud and Blood at the Reed Sea

Mud and Blood at the Reed Sea

Who is right? The activists or the stick-in-the-muds? , 24/01/2013 07:03
Re'eh: What are You Waiting For?

Re'eh: What are You Waiting For?

The entire Torah was given over to the Jewish people to fulfill in the Land of Israel as soon as they entered the land, with not a moment to waste., 16/08/2012 17:56
9th of Av: What Does G-d Want From Us?

9th of Av: What Does G-d Want From Us?

G-d would not have commanded us with the rebuilding of the Temple if it could not be done. , 26/07/2012 12:28
Masei: Obligation to War

Masei: Obligation to War

The writer connects the questions of Moses' times with the problems facing Israeli citizens today., 19/07/2012 16:20
The Land of the "Hood": Chukat

The Land of the "Hood": Chukat

History does seem to repeat itself., 28/06/2012 14:30
Definitely NOT a Madonna Fan!

Definitely NOT a Madonna Fan!

Judaism is full of separation, singling out, differentiation. Not so politically correct., 07/06/2012 08:16
Missing the Point - Totally: Internet Rally and Israel

Missing the Point - Totally: Internet Rally and Israel

The hareidi asifa on the Internet was an attempt to live holy lives, but there is only one venue for that to happen, says the writer., 25/05/2012 13:11
On Lt.Eisner and the Desecration of G-d's Name

On Lt.Eisner and the Desecration of G-d's Name

Like Goliath, the haters of the Jewish people not only mock the Israeli army, but the very living G-d of Israel., 17/04/2012 12:02
B'Shalach: Stop the Complaining!

B'Shalach: Stop the Complaining!

After all, the Jews really were thirsty in the desert. So what is wrong with asking for water?, 02/02/2012 13:36
Not Without the Children

Not Without the Children

Would it not have been smart of Moshe just to get out when Pharaoh says to do so - before he once again changes his mind? , 26/01/2012 10:34
Vayechi: Dying and Living in the Land of Israel

Vayechi: Dying and Living in the Land of Israel

The Midrash Hagadol adds a special reason for Jacob's fear of being left back in Egypt. , 04/01/2012 13:10
The Secret Life of Hashem

The Secret Life of Hashem

Is there a common denominator for the parsha's varied occurrences, or are these just random events? , 15/12/2011 01:24
The Gates of Heaven

The Gates of Heaven

Of the ten levels of holiness descended onto the world, eight of the levels are on the Temple Mount where Jacob prayed. , 01/12/2011 10:00
The Forgotten Message

The Forgotten Message

What rights do we Jews have over Tel Aviv or Netanya, any more than Beit El or Hebron?, 22/09/2011 10:29
No Santa Claus Religion Here

No Santa Claus Religion Here

The Jews must flee exile and head home!, 15/09/2011 18:12
Ki Tetse and Israel's Social Issues (video at end)

Ki Tetse and Israel's Social Issues (video at end)

The commandments ensure that welfare is not subject to whim., 08/09/2011 13:22
Shoftim: It's Everyone's Obligation

Shoftim: It's Everyone's Obligation

The blood of the Jewish boys who live in the Land of Israel is not redder that the blood of the ones who live outside the Land. , 01/09/2011 23:13
What's the Big Secret?

What's the Big Secret?

Why doesn't the Torah just come out and say: "My resting place, which is in Jerusalem"? Why all the suspense?, 26/08/2011 02:37
Achrei Mot: A MIssing Ingredient

Achrei Mot: A MIssing Ingredient

Oy. We have exchanged the family gatherings in the courtyards of the Old City, together roasting the Korban Pesach, with its overwhelming and powerful smell enticing all, for that Caribbean cruise. , 14/04/2011 11:11
Metzora: Stop Slandering G-d!

Metzora: Stop Slandering G-d!

Let us not lie to ourselves any more, for there is nothing worse than living a life of lies and deception., 07/04/2011 08:54
Amalek Then, Amalek Now

Amalek Then, Amalek Now

They have never stopped trying., 18/03/2011 10:06
Trumah: Let's Get It Done!

Trumah: Let's Get It Done!

Our Rabbis have taught us that in every generation that the Temple is not built, it is as if the Temple was destroyed in that generation., 03/02/2011 19:28
The Day Hatred Began

The Day Hatred Began

The day the Torah was given to the Jewish people on Mount Sinai, hatred came into the world. Hatred for the Jewish people, that is. , 21/01/2011 10:51
Redemption Rocky Road (w/ video)

Redemption Rocky Road (w/ video)

As the Jews were traveling though the now dry sea, some of them began to complain about the mud on their sandals. Are you also looking down instead of up?, 13/01/2011 12:11
Salvation is For Those Who Act

Salvation is For Those Who Act

This week's reading is Vayetze:G-d does not awaken a person unless that person first awakens himself., 11/11/2010 11:45
Ekev: No More Excuses

Ekev: No More Excuses

We have to be proactive to achieve Redemption., 29/07/2010 13:13
Mount Nevo Is Out My Window

Mount Nevo Is Out My Window

Why was it so important to Moshe to enter the Land of Israel? And you?, 22/07/2010 11:01
Who and What are Precious to G-d

Who and What are Precious to G-d

The Torah repeats things when there is something to be learned from it., 11/03/2010 18:35
Bo: A Cut Above the Rest

Bo: A Cut Above the Rest

The commandment to declare the new month has a connection with the Land of Israel., 21/01/2010 14:49
Vayechi: Conclusion and Renewal

Vayechi: Conclusion and Renewal

As Genesis and 2009 both come to an end..., 01/01/2010 01:24
Miketz: The Impossible Dream

Miketz: The Impossible Dream

Even if it is against all odds., 18/12/2009 00:32
Vayishlach: Ya'akov or Israel?

Vayishlach: Ya'akov or Israel?

In the exile, Ya'akov is, at best, an unwanted guest., 04/12/2009 00:06
Ki Tetze: For His Name's Sake

Ki Tetze: For His Name's Sake

The key to understanding our return to the Land., 27/08/2009 03:12
Shoftim: Milchemet Mitzvah

Shoftim: Milchemet Mitzvah

What is the nature of the wars facing us today?, 21/08/2009 00:45
Re'eh: Separating Tithes

Re'eh: Separating Tithes

The excuses have run out. , 14/08/2009 17:10
Balak: The Witching Hour

Balak: The Witching Hour

Trying to prevent a new age for mankind., 03/07/2009 02:04
Tetzaveh: A Perfect Fit

Tetzaveh: A Perfect Fit

The High Priest's garments were unlike any other., 06/03/2009 01:22
Lech Lecha: Hail to the Chief

Lech Lecha: Hail to the Chief

The Ishmaelite exile at the End of Days., 06/11/2008 14:15
Hey Noah, Nice Boat

Hey Noah, Nice Boat

An amazing aspect of human nature., 30/10/2008 12:23
Nitzavim: The Wait is Over

Nitzavim: The Wait is Over

We have long forgotten what we are waiting for., 26/09/2008 01:36
Our Visit to Temple

Our Visit to Temple

A Bar Mitzvah boy goes to temple., 22/09/2008 09:15
Re'eh: Ascend the Temple Mount

Re'eh: Ascend the Temple Mount

If only there was a will to do so., 29/08/2008 03:03
Mas'ei: Thorns at Your Sides

Mas'ei: Thorns at Your Sides

How did all of this come about?, 01/08/2008 00:36
Matot: False Promises

Matot: False Promises

The power of the human voice., 25/07/2008 00:42
Pinchas: Which Side Are You On?

Pinchas: Which Side Are You On?

With the daughters of Zelofchad or with the spies?, 18/07/2008 01:58
Chukat: The Divine Water Supply

Chukat: The Divine Water Supply

The water struggle continues to this day., 04/07/2008 10:03
The Impossible Task

The Impossible Task

If we try to fix the world, G-d will do his part, 06/06/2008 10:00
Behukotai: Blessings in the Land

Behukotai: Blessings in the Land

Exile cannot be a blessing., 23/05/2008 02:47
<I>Kedoshim</I>: The Other Side of the Coin

<I>Kedoshim</I>: The Other Side of the Coin

This is the greatness of Judaism., 01/05/2008 03:31
Pesach: As Easy as Pie

Pesach: As Easy as Pie

We seem to be missing the point - the sacrifice., 18/04/2008 01:41
<i>Metzora</I>: No Pain, No Gain

<i>Metzora</I>: No Pain, No Gain

Jews outside the Land do not have this concern., 10/04/2008 13:30
<i>Vayak'hel</I>: Work in the Temple on the Day of Rest

<i>Vayak'hel</I>: Work in the Temple on the Day of Rest

When it comes to the Shabbat - all work stops., 29/02/2008 01:08